(IDEX Online) – The Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) in Mumbai, India, said it will be holding the second edition of its Bharat Diamond Week from October 8-10.
The BDB said it aims to build on the huge success of the first Bharat Diamond Week, held from April 23-25, which saw more than 1,000 visitors from India and across the world who did business with 150 Indian exhibitors of polished goods.
Bharat Diamond Bourse Vice-President Mehul Shah, who heads the Bharat Diamond Week project, said: “We were delighted with the first edition of the inter-bourse show which proved to be enormously successful. Now, we want to build on that and take the show up to the next level with more exhibitors and visitors. Our aim is to provide maximum exposure for our small and medium-size companies.”
He added that the BDB will again book 150 complementary hotel rooms in order to host foreign buyers who will be taking part.
BDB President Anoop Mehta said: "The inaugural show was such a big success and demand so strong from visitors and exhibitors alike that it was clear to us that another show in 2018 was totally justified. We will be holding two shows a year with exhibitors offering a huge variety of polished diamonds in all shapes, sizes and colours. Visitors to the April event saw the comprehensive range of goods available, and I am certain that those traders and many others will attend the October fair.
“Each Indian company that wins the right to display at the Bharat Diamond Week is entitled to one booth. Priority will be given to visitors who are members of bourses affiliated to the World...